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7 skills to boost your influence as an analyst

The best equity analysts routinely use their influence to be more effective. In almost any task of an analyst’s job -whether speaking to management, investors or portfolio managers one-to-one or just sending an emailing to a random potential information source-, there is an influencing element involved. There are a number of important skills required for… Read More »

10 tips to become a top equity research analyst

1. Develop proprietary opinions based on primary research. Regularly check with competitors, customers, and suppliers of each of your companies. Develop unique approaches to financial analysis. Perform proprietary surveys. Avoid at all costs simply repeating guidance or management opinions unless you disagree with them. 2. Be proactive. Strive to be the first to market with… Read More »

Last minute tips for CFA Level 1 exam

Next week, thousands of candidates will be taking the CFA Level 1 exam. If you’re one of them, take careful note of the tips below. They should help you tackle Level 1 successfully. 1. Study the CFA curriculum; visit the CFA website for the Candidate Preparation Toolkit (latest info on curriculum, errata, exam rules, sample… Read More »

Networking Tips

Networking is one of the most powerful skills you can have as you look for new opportunities to build your career and become successful. But how do you go about meeting the right people and building those connections? Although there is no magic formula that will make you good at networking, here are 10 tips… Read More »